Feb 08, 2011

Watts Water Technologies Elects New Director

Merilee Raines also will serve on two board of directors committees

Watts Water Technologies Inc. announced the election of Merilee Raines as a member of the board of directors. Raines also was appointed by the board to serve as a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the board of directors.

Raines has served as chief financial officer of IDEXX Laboratories Inc. since October 2003. Prior to becoming chief financial officer, she held several management positions with IDEXX Laboratories, including corporate vice president of finance, vice president and treasurer of finance, director of finance and controller. IDEXX Laboratories develops, manufactures and distributes diagnostic and information technology products and services for pet and production animal health, water quality and milk safety and human point-of-care diagnostics. Raines earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Bowdoin College and an MBA from the University of Chicago.